With the on-line registration for admissions in seven Indian schools in Muscat beginning on January 15, several parents voiced concern right after the initial quantity of obtainable seats had been shown on the board’s site. According to the initial info, a total of 76 seats every had been shown for KG II and Class I across all seven schools.
The board, nonetheless, rectified the error later on January 15. The quantity of obtainable seats went up to 311 for KG II and 211 for Class I across all schools in Muscat.
Speaking to Muscat Daily
, Dr Baby Sam Saamuel, chairman, BoD for Indian Schools in Oman, assured the Indian neighborhood that not a single student will be left out.
He added that it was an early assessment of tentative vacancies, and the scenario could boost as items move forward. “Each and every applicant will be accepted,” he stated.
However, the quantity of seats at present advertised by the board falls brief of the potential candidates waiting to be admitted, specially in KG II and Class I. The seats have dropped this year with the board deciding to discontinue afternoon shifts in all schools.
A parent who is seeking to get her daughter admitted in Class I stated that the complete point of the admission method appears futile when there are only ten vacancies shown in Indian School Muscat in Class 1 and 36 in the new Indian School Bausher.
“There are more than 200 students of Middle East Nursery alone who are looking for admissions in Class I. What will we do if we don’t get accommodated,” stated Sangeetha, whose daughter will total KG II from Middle East Nursery.
She added that it wouldn’t be feasible for her to send her kid to Seeb or Ma’abela exactly where there had been a lot more vacancies.
The exact same is correct for parents seeking to get their youngsters admitted in KG II who study in different nurseries about Muscat. “What are the chances of my son getting admission in a school of my choice with so few seats available. And if at the end of the whole process he doesn’t get admission, what are the other options for me,” stated Rahul, a parent seeking to get his ward admitted in KG II.
He added that the only other alternative is Indian School Wadi Kabir International (ISWKi), but most parents would not be capable to afford it.
The other huge alter the board has introduced is that it has stopped all registrations for afternoon shift. According to the board, students of current afternoon shift will be offered a selection to shift to Indian School Bausher, whilst other individuals will be accommodated in the morning shifts of the respective schools.
“According to the feedback we have got, there are lots of takers for Indian School Bausher. So a good number of students will be shifted to that school,” stated Dr Saamuel.
He stated that though afternoon shift will be avoided at all expense, if the want arises that alternative will be looked into as nicely.
Online registration for admissions is applicable to seven Indian schools in the capital location – Indian School Bausher, Indian School Muscat, Indian School Darsait, Indian School Wadi Kabir, Indian School Ghubra, Indian School Seeb and Indian School Ma’abela.
Indian School Bausher, the seventh Indian college in the capital location, will initially be accommodating youngsters of KG to Class VII, adding a lot more senior classes in subsequent years.
The Ghubra villa (ISM-G) and the Darsait villa of Indian School Muscat, which had been operating as feeder schools, will cease to exist. The students from these branches will be shifted to Indian School Bausher.
The closing date for on-line registration is February 17. Visit www.indianschoolsoman.com
Information Source: Muscat Daily